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Olympus vg-160

alaTest has collected and analyzed 310 reviews from magazines and websites. People really like the design and usability. The performance and value for money also get good feedback. Some have doubts about the low light performance and flash. There are some mixed views about the zoom.

responsiveness, value for money, performance, usability, design

features, flash, low-light

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Digital Compact Cameras the Olympus vg-160 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 88/100 = Very good quality.

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Review analysis

(Based on 310 reviews)

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Olympus VG-160 Review

 

The specification list and look of the Olympus VG-160 certainly aren't going to impress many photographers. Everything about this camera's look screams budget-priced under performer However, if you're someone who needs to shop for a camera in the...

Recent price drop makes VG-160 a good value ; Easy-to-use camera has only basic features ; Very thin design ; VG-160's features compare pretty well to other sub-$100 cameras ; 3.0-inch LCD is nice to find in a low-priced model ; Image quality with...

Focus is a bit soft almost any time the lighting in the scene isn't ideal ; Camera's shot-to-shot delays are disappointing ; Small image sensor paired with 14MP of resolution limits overall image quality ; 5x optical zoom lens is below average in...

The specification list and look of the Olympus VG-160 certainly aren't going to impress many photographers. Everything about this camera's look screams budget-priced under performer However, if you're someone who needs to shop for a camera in the...

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Amazon review summary for Olympus vg-160

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 157 user reviews of Olympus vg-160 from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 4.3/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other Digital Compact Cameras on Amazon.com.

usability, value for money, portability, image quality, color

features

91% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

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Great Pictures

 

Overall cant beat the deal.

For the price this thing takes great pictures. Bought it for my wife as an early Christmas present and was surprised by the quality of this camera

Doesn't come with a flash card so be sure to get one at the same time. Bought 8gig for 5 bucks

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OLYMPUS VG-160

 

Good camera good price, got in2 days, thanks Newegg

not so far

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great camera for the right price

 

sharp pics wide range zoom

Fast\/accurate auto-focus","Good Image Quality","Large Clear LCD","Nice Body Color

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Nice camera

 

no need to buy batteries which is great. wish zoom was greater. overall still love it.

Easy To Use","Fast\/accurate auto-focus","Good Image Quality","Good Image Stabilization","Large Clear LCD","Nice Body Color","Short Lag Time","Small \/ Compact

Limited Zoom

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Great camera, great price...

 

Bought as a gift for my 15 yr old goddaughter. She really likes it. Takes good pictures too. Thinking of getting one for myself.

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Got this for my daughter for Christmas...

 

Olympus is a great brand and I got this setup for my 18-year-old daughter for Christmas. What a great deal!

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Great Camera

 

Great photos, computer interface quite nice too.

Easy To Use ; Exactly As Represented ; Fast/accurate auto-focus ; Good Image Quality ; Good Image Stabilization ; Good in Low Light ; Great Zoom ; Large Clear LCD ; Nice Body Color ; Shipped quickly ; Small / Compact

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Great Camera

 

Great photos, computer interface quite nice too.

Easy To Use ; Exactly As Represented ; Fast/accurate auto-focus ; Good Image Quality ; Good Image Stabilization ; Good in Low Light ; Great Zoom ; Large Clear LCD ; Nice Body Color ; Shipped quickly ; Small / Compact

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Product Specifications

Configuration

Autofocus: Yes
Built-in Flash: Yes
Changeable Lens: No
Image Stabiliser:Electronical Image Stabiliser
Integrated GPS Module: No
Touchscreen: No
View Finder Type:LCD Monitor

Connectivity

Bluetooth: No
HDMI: No
HDMI Interface: No
PictBridge: Yes
WiFi Connectivity: No

General Features

3D: No
Bridge Camera: No
Chip Type:CCD
Product Type:Compact Camera
Sensor Size:1/2.3''

Lens

Longest Shutter Speed in s:4
Shortest Shutter Speed in s:1/2000

Memory

Compact Flash Card: No
Memory Stick / Memory Stick Pro: No
Memory Stick Duo / Duo Pro: No
Memory Type:Internal + External
Micro Drive: No
Multimedia Card: No
SDXC Card: No
Secure Digital Card: Yes
Secure Digital High Capacity Card: Yes
XD Card: No

Power Supply

Battery Model:Olympus LI-70 B
Battery Type:Olympus LI-70B

Recording

Aperture Priority: No
Face Detection Mode:Face Detection
Movie / Voice Recording:Movie + Voice
RAW Format: No
Serial Shot Mode: Yes
Shutter Priority: No
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